This date is system generated and contains the date of initial input.  The date remains fixed throughout the life of the record.

The six digit date is in the form of YYMMDD (year-month-day).

Date record was input:

January 15, 1994

System generated as:


For LAC records, the date entered on file is the date that OCLC loads the records into the LAC save file and not the date such records are added to OCLC’s Online Union Catalog.

Related fields, etc.

008/00-05  (MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data)

See also:


Section E.  MARC 21 Format for Serials as Applied Within CONSER

CONSER Editing Guide:  Contents